Alkira Cowl/Headband

from Ambah O'Brien

Alkira Cowl/Headband Pattern

$5.50

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Knitting: Alkira Cowl/Headband
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys

Item:

Neckwear

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

Keep your top end cozy with this fun geometric patterned cowl/headband. Choose bright colors to stand out in the crowd or muted tones for a neutral go-with-anything version.
Worked in the round, the stranded colorwork is straightforward with both written and charted directions.
Team it up with the Alkira Hat and you'll be all set.

Alkira is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning very nice.

Cowl instructions given for one size. Headband instructions given for Child and Adult sizes. Size variations can also be achieved by changing yarn weight and/or gauge.

Skills used: Working in the round, Stranded colorwork - instructions included for carrying floats, simple decreases and increases.

SIZES:
Cowl:
one size: circumference 22"/56cm
width: 7.25"/18.5cm
Headband:
to fit:
Child: 20-21.5"/ 50.5-54.5cm
Adult: 21.5-22.5"/54.5-57cm
Width both sizes: 4.25"/11cm

MATERIALS:
Yarn:
Quince & Co, Chickadee, 100% American wool, 5ply/sport weight, 181 yards/166 meters.
Cowl:
Main Color (MC): Kulmien's Gull, 181 yds/166 metres.
Contrast Colors (CC): 40 yds/37m each of Carrie's Yellow (CC1), Chanterelle (CC2), Storm (CC3), and Frost (CC4).
Headband: Main Color (MC): Carrie's Yellow, 90 yards/83 meters.
Contrast Colors(CC): 40 yds/37m each of Kulmien's Gull, Frost and Crow.

Needle:
3.25mm/US3 16"/40cm circulars to work in the round, or as required to obtain gauge.

Notions: stitch marker

GAUGE:
28 sts & 36 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette in the round with colorwork - blocked.

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Hello, I'm a Knitter & Body Painter/Artist from Australia.
and I love to adorn the human form.

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